Large chairs for Central Coast Council

In 2019 Central Coast Council approached The Entrance Men’s Shed to construct two larger-than-life “big chairs” to be installed on Council land, under this program: . Later in 2020 shed members constructed a further three big chairs and all five have now been installed on local beaches and foreshores. All the chairs have beenContinue reading “Large chairs for Central Coast Council”

A view on the Mediterranean

The President of the Towoon Bay SLSC recently approached the Men’s Shed to construct a window artwork showing a Greek Mediterranean scene. Phil was taken with the beauty of the region while visiting and wanted a reminder of that experience here on the Central Coast. In December 2020 shed members designed and constructed a windowContinue reading “A view on the Mediterranean”

Rocking horse passed down through the generations

The Entrance Men’s Shed members recently completed refurbishment of a vintage rocking horse for a local family. The rocking horse was originally owned and used by the family Grandmother, who passed it onto her daughter. After approaching the men’s shed to refurbish the horse her daughter (now a mother herself) has passed it onto herContinue reading “Rocking horse passed down through the generations”

Garden benches restoration

Shed members recently completed the full restoration of two iron and timber garden benches. The metal brackets were stripped back to bare metal and given new coast of paint. The timber slats were replaced with new outdoor-grade slats and the benches now look very stylish. Both benches should now provide years of support in theContinue reading “Garden benches restoration”

Shed Re-opening

The Entrance Men’s Shed is re-opening from Wednesday June 17th 2020, operating under Central Coast Council’s COVID protocols, i.e. 4 square meters per person. This means there will be limited numbers permitted at the shed at any time and we’ll be operating a roster system for attendance. Please get in touch with Bob Ihlein toContinue reading “Shed Re-opening”

Bears of Hope Garden Statue

Prior to our COVID shutdown on the 23rf of March 2020, shed member Bruce Crouch had been working on an supportive cement-rendered statue for the ladies managing the “Bears of Hope” garden at the Entrance Community Centre. During the shutdown Bruce completed the statue and installed it into the gardens, where it complements the otherContinue reading “Bears of Hope Garden Statue”

Restored reel for Towoon Bay SLSC

In March 2020 The Entrance Men’s Shed was approached by Towoon Bay SLSC to restore their vintage surf life saving reel (an Australian innovation in surf life saving used at beaches all around the country for many years). Shed members worked together to carefully restore the reel to it’s original condition, allowing it to resumeContinue reading “Restored reel for Towoon Bay SLSC”

Cabinets for Virginia

The Entrance Men’s Shed was approached by community member Virginia to create a set of wooden cabinets. Design and construction of the cabinets had started when our COVID shutdown began. Undeterred, shed member Ken took the cabinets home and completed them there during the shed shutdown. We’re pleased to report Virginia collected the cabinets andContinue reading “Cabinets for Virginia”